Category: Community

Committee on Women in Medicine and Science Fall Reception


The Committee on Women in Medicine and Science is hosting a fall reception. Please join us! The location for the event is The Corner Building on 1400 University Avenue at…

Date: Oct 6, 2022 - Oct 6, 2022

Start Time: 4:30 pm

End Time: 6:00 pm

In Memorarium: Gratitude for Two Pioneering Cardiologists, Carlos R. Ayers, MD and Lawrence R. Burwell, MD


Carlos R. Ayers, MD, an early proponent of preventive measures to avoid heart disease, died July 26; and Lawrence R. Burwell, MD, who pioneered the use of coronary balloon angioplasty…

Class of 2026 School of Medicine Students Serve Charlottesville Community


School of Medicine Class of 2026 Orientation Day of Service On Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 152 first-year School of Medicine students in the Class of 2026 gathered with their Colleges…

Train Your Mind, Change Your Life


The brain is an incredible learning machine. So good in fact, that it retains thought and behavior patterns even when they no longer serve us well. Through the practice of…

Date: Sep 7, 2022 - Sep 7, 2022

Start Time: 3:30 pm

End Time: 4:30 pm

Doctor with ALS Fighting for a Cure, Creates Hummingbird Fund to Promote Awareness


James Plews-Ogan, MD, a retired faculty in the School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, cared for children with rare diseases throughout a career as a pediatrician that spans 40 years.…

Emily Hillaker, DO, Worked with Local Organization to Install Communication Board, Enabling Non-Verbal Users to Better Communicate


Emily Hillaker, DO, a chief resident in the School of Medicine's Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department, received a $1500 Rob Gotlin Community Leadership Grant from the American Osteopathic College of…

Jamie Zoellner, PhD, Working with Cancer Centers on Partnership to Boost Colorectal Cancer Screenings in Southwest Virginia


UVA Cancer Center and Community Health Center of the New River Valley are expanding their partnership to boost colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% of eligible patients. The two centers…

SNMA Held Annual Unity Photo Campaign, Week of Reflection, in Remembrance of August 2017 Events


School of Medicine's Student National Medical Association (SNMA) held its annual Unity Photo Campaign/Week of Reflection last week in remembrance of the events that took place during the Charlottesville Unite…